Dr. Sönke Bartling

Founder | Blockchain for Science

As a trailblazer in the blockchain revolution for research and open science, I’ve influenced institutes, publishers, and companies worldwide. Now, I’m developing guidelines and best practices for a decentralized research future.

Dr. Sönke Bartling

PD Dr. Sönke Bartling is passionate about novel online technologies, open science, and their potential in research and communication. I’ve been involved in Web 2.0, edited SpringerNature’s most downloaded book, “Opening Science,” and founded a thinktank for Blockchain For Science. I organized the International Conference on Blockchain For Science and consult research institutes, infrastructure providers, publishers, and companies. As a member of European and German Blockchain associations, I’ve given talks and interviews on the future of science. I’m the chief specialty editor for Frontiers’ Blockchain For Science section. Currently, I’m working on guidelines and best practices for decentralized research and innovation using blockchain technologies.